dragonplayer fails to play video

Bug #1665385 reported by Darin Miller on 2017-02-16
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dragon (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Attempting to play mp3/mp4 video with default Nouveau drivers fails to render any video. The player resizes to the aspect ratio of the video and audio is played, but no video. No change in behavior after installing kubuntu-restricted-extras.

Installing proprietary NVidia drivers "fixes" the issue.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: dragonplayer 4:15.12.3-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-36.36~16.04.1-generic 4.8.11
Uname: Linux 4.8.0-36-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.1-0ubuntu2.5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: KDE
Date: Thu Feb 16 08:43:44 2017
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-02-16 (0 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 16.04.2 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170215)
SourcePackage: dragon
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Darin Miller (darinmiller) wrote :
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

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tags: added: iso-testing
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